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MACKERS!

comedy · mark marcus mark productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Macbeth but funny!
Macbeth but funny!

SENTENCES

comedy · rat box · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Three inmates stuck in a singular jail cell swap stories. A dark comedy loosely tied with John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." This ridiculous tale features their struggles with internal doubt and the harsh reality they live in.
Three inmates stuck in a singular jail cell swap stories. A dark comedy loosely tied with John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." This ridiculous tale features their struggles with internal doubt and the harsh reality they live in.

A LIFE BEHIND BARS

solo performance · lastage theatre co. · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.

MARTY HAS CANCER

comedy · prufrock productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Choi and Rhoul haven’t seen Marty in a while. Then, over coffee and a stale muffin, he casually tells them he has cancer. And he wants to move to Hawaii. “Marty has Cancer” is a dark comedy about friendship, coming-of-age (in your 30’s), and the absurdity of “American Idol.”
Choi and Rhoul haven’t seen Marty in a while. Then, over coffee and a stale muffin, he casually tells them he has cancer. And he wants to move to Hawaii. “Marty has Cancer” is a dark comedy about friendship, coming-of-age (in your 30’s), and the absurdity of “American Idol.”

MY MOM DIED WHEN I WAS 14 (A COMEDY)

goodnight orchard films · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)

THE MIDNIGHT MENAGERIE

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.

REALITY STAR

ensemble theatre · potential celebrities theatre company · Ages 15+ · United States of America
When a mega-famous reality star ends up on her deathbed, her momager must find a way to make sure their fame lasts forever. This darkly comedic satire explores our 21st-century obsession with reality TV and instant fame.
When a mega-famous reality star ends up on her deathbed, her momager must find a way to make sure their fame lasts forever. This darkly comedic satire explores our 21st-century obsession with reality TV and instant fame.

VIRTUAL REALITY BY ALAN ARKIN

comedy · the extra mile workshop · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

THE DEAD GUY

comedy · mfa in television, film and theatre, cal state la · Ages 14+ · United States of America
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....

DOCTOR ZOMBA'S GHOST SHOW OF TERROR

abacab productions · Ages 9+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!

LADY FARTS

comedy · lady farts · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Lady Farts is an exploration of two women's journeys from childhood to adulthood, as non-conforming, slightly awkward, mostly outrageous "ladies." Covering everything from sexuality to religion to mental health to addressing the expectations of what women should be in today's society.
Lady Farts is an exploration of two women's journeys from childhood to adulthood, as non-conforming, slightly awkward, mostly outrageous "ladies." Covering everything from sexuality to religion to mental health to addressing the expectations of what women should be in today's society.

BALLS'ON

solo performance · broadwater la studio · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
Follow Fate and Destiny as they are working on their "Earth Being" of the day; Katt Balsan pronounced "Balls' ON". This One Woman Show will take you on a journey from France to America with 25 different characters brought to life through Katt's adventures!
Follow Fate and Destiny as they are working on their "Earth Being" of the day; Katt Balsan pronounced "Balls' ON". This One Woman Show will take you on a journey from France to America with 25 different characters brought to life through Katt's adventures!

THE STUDY

mb stage productions, llc · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
A psychological study of the flight or fight response set in a college lecture hall. This is an immersive, audience interactive, video game and theatre inspired piece. From the creators of THE VIDEO GAMES. *May contain triggers; violence, blood, flashing lights, fog and simulated sexual situations.
A psychological study of the flight or fight response set in a college lecture hall. This is an immersive, audience interactive, video game and theatre inspired piece. From the creators of THE VIDEO GAMES. *May contain triggers; violence, blood, flashing lights, fog and simulated sexual situations.

WHITE PEOPLE DRINKING

the zoo theatre co. · Ages 21+ · United States of America
"If you think it's about you -- you're probably right" A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what remains is...all too human.
"If you think it's about you -- you're probably right" A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what remains is...all too human.

ALEXA, TURN OFF HEARTBREAK

comedy · erickson & boggs · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two girls take you on a journey through an alternate reality in a land of break ups. They explore why a guy would ask you if you like Huskies and not wanna die in a bed with you in his 80's. There's also stuff like self discovery and things we haven't found yet...
Two girls take you on a journey through an alternate reality in a land of break ups. They explore why a guy would ask you if you like Huskies and not wanna die in a bed with you in his 80's. There's also stuff like self discovery and things we haven't found yet...